Global Startup NewsAug 16 · 2 min read

Friday, August 16, 2019

Global Startup News (GSN) is a curated resource, showcasing hard-to-find, early-stage technology companies and related startup industry news from around the world. 
Chris Valentine
CEO and Founder
Adeo InterActive

Quote of the Month

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan, NBA Legendary Basketball

Featured Startup News

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Digital trends 2019: Every single stat you need to know about the internet
Source: The Next Web

9 Augmented Reality Trends to Watch in 2019–2020
Source: mobidev

The 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report launches at TNW2019
Source: The Next Web


The 32 European venture capital investors tech founders need to know
Source: Business Insider 

Ukrainian state launches $15 million startup fund
Source: Ukraine Digital News

North America

Meet The “Venture-As-A-Service” Funding Model
Source: AngelSpan

Visit Cincinnati Once and You’ll Want to Launch Your Startup
Source: Entrepreneur

The Fundery: The Essential Venture Capital Database for Women Entrepreneurs
Source: Inc.

Unearthing Vancouver’s Startup Ecosystem
Source: Smart CEO

Quick-Start Guide to getting involved with the Austin Startup community
Source: Texas Squared Startup Newsletter


What is the state of Taiwan’s AI ecosystem?
Source: e27

A tale of two startup ecosystems: how do Indian entrepreneurs differ from their Silicon Valley counterparts?
Source: Your Story


Ghana is now the fastest-growing mobile money market in Africa
Source: Quartz Africa

Startups trying to fix Nigeria’s broken healthcare system are winning global investor interest
Source: Quartz Africa

Africa’s AI future envisioned
Source: Tech Moran

South America

Colombian Government Launches Fund For Entrepreneurs
Source: LAVCA

Oceania / Australia

Here’s why innovation in small business will be one of Australia’s biggest economic drivers
Source: Startup Daily

Australia’s startup ecosystem rises in the global ranks, with Sydney leading the way
Source: SmartCompany

Random Thoughts

Diversity Is An Innovation Strategy
Source: Forbes

Venture Capital Desperately Needs More Governance
Source: Forbes

10 Industries And Services That Will Be Improved By ‘Smart City’ Technology
Source: Forbes

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